• 2.4.4
  • Date Added
    (to site)

    February 29th, 2008
  • Author

    The Gimp Team
  • License

    GNU General Public License (?)
  • Description

    The GNU Image Manipulation Program, or GIMP, is a raster graphics editor used to process digital graphics and photographs. Typical uses include creating graphics and logos, resizing and cropping photos, altering colors, combining multiple images, removing unwanted image features, and converting between different image formats.

    Some of its core features are listed as follows: a customisable interface; photo enhancement, digital retouching, out of the box hardware support, wide array of file format support, and cross platform support.

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Apr 6th, 2008, 4:15 pm | #


Excellent software. I’ve used it to repair several damaged photos with stunning results.


    Installation ★★★★☆
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Apr 18th, 2008, 2:06 pm | #


I love it! its the best program I have used in terms of features and usage. I have been using the gimp pretty regularly for the past 6 months, and am continually finding exciting new features. The Gimp’s community also has a large number of plugins to expand the number of features.
On Ubuntu, installation is a breeze.
sudo apt-get gimp
Overall, The Gimp is well suited for minor tasks such as photo touch ups and red eye removal, as well more complicated and advanced tasks, such as rotoscoping, gif animations, collages and much more.


    Installation ★★★★★
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Rasmus Burkal
May 18th, 2008, 2:55 am | #


Great graphical tool.


    Installation ★★★☆☆
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Aug 25th, 2008, 6:41 pm | #


Great program! I’m not the most advanced user, but from what I’ve seen GIMP will do everything photoshop will.

The only thing I would change is how it handles different toolbars. While Abode Photoshop contains everything in one window, each toolbar (layers, tools, history, etc.) has its own window in GIMP.

It’s still not enough to make me switch back to a pirated version of photoshop, however.


    Installation ★★★★☆
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    Usability ★★★★☆
Suzette Chambers
Aug 26th, 2008, 9:45 am | #


Loved it until I realized it does not support CMYK. Other than that, great program.


    Installation ★★★★☆
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